Illegally obtained evidence is inadmissible in a court of law. What many may not know is that this fact is a relatively modern development in constitutional law
Author: Em Carpenter
In this week’s edition of Wednesday Writs: the dangerous ingredients of early 20th century Coca Cola – no, not that; a fight for Tim Horton’s, revelations in the history of GOP redistricting, and more. Don’t miss out!
Because nothing is ever black and white, I’ve learned not to take cues from the hyperbolic.
The serial killer’s case was the first in which a criminal conviction was overturned due to pre-trial publicity.
This week, Plata v. Brown case of the week highlighting the need for prison reforms, West Virginia charges prisoners to read, Adnan Sayed of Serial fame, litigating the happiness of cows, dumb crooks, and more.
It’s Wednesday! Celebrate by reading this week’s Wednesday Writs, your round up of law and legal related stories from all over. This week: The controversial case of Leonard Peltier. Plus: SCOTUS takes up DACA but leaves Sandy Hook’s parents’ lawsuit against Remington alive; the Baby Trump Balloon slasher, justice for sale, and, for once, a SMART criminal of the week. Read, comment and share!
Whistleblower sues the President of the United States over his treatment. No, not that whistleblower or president. Our Case of the Week, Nixon v. Fitzgerald
The defendants appealed their sentences for a logical reason: when weighing the LSD for sentencing purposes, the blotter paper was included in the weight.
To many, Baker v. Carr represented the real beginning of the politicization of the Supreme Court. And it is also the case that essentially did in two justices.